Pray that the saints would be restricted to the apostles’ teaching, the teaching concerning God’s New Testament economy, and continue in it steadfastly that they may be kept in oneness and have one way for one goal (Acts 2:42a, 46a; 2 John 9-10; 1 Tim. 1:3-4).
Acts 2:42a, 46a—And they continued steadfastly in the teaching and the fellowship of the apostles…And day by day, continuing steadfastly with one accord.
2 John 9-10—Everyone who goes beyond and does not abide in the teaching of Christ does not have God; he who abides in the teaching, he has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not say to him, Rejoice!
1 Tim. 1:3-4—Even as I exhorted you, when I was going into Macedonia, to remain in Ephesus in order that you might charge certain ones not to teach different things nor to give heed to myths and unending genealogies, which produce questionings rather than God’s economy, which is in faith.
For further reading please refer to CWWL, 1986, vol. 1, “Elders’ Training, Book 7: One Accord for the Lord’s Move,” p. 158 and CWWL, 1987, vol. 2, “The God-ordained Way to Practice the New Testament Economy,” pp. 439-440.
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